Barton bridge over the river Irwell

RIBApix ref no RIBA18785
Architect/DesignerBrindley, James (1716-1772)
Artist/PhotographerSwertner, Jan (1746-1813)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1750
Image Date1794
ViewExterior
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e.7
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: John Aikin. A description of the country from thirty to forty miles round Manchester (London, 1795), before p. 113 NOTES: This bridge was part of an aqueduct which allowed a network of canals to be carried across roads and streams.

Subject tags

bridges, aqueducts